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Independent Lens | Closing the Achievement Gap in Tucson Schools | PBS

Duration: 04:48
Program: Independent Lens #1323
Broadcast Date: May. 17, 2012

As teachers in Tucson's Mexican American Studies Program, teachers Curtis Acosta and Jose Gonzalez successfully engaged students in the classroom, helping to close the achievement gap between white students and students of color. However, a group of lawmakers and politicians saw thing differently, and launched a campaign to end the program.

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Post Date: March 23, 2012